Transparency, Respect, Connection

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History proactively engages in repatriation and disposition of Native American Ancestors and cultural items in compliance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). 

We emphasize transparency, respect, and connection to the original inhabitants of Mississippi lands. 

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Our Process

Our Process


Learn about NAGPRA implementation at MDAH and follow the repatriation of Ancestors in our care.

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Tribal Partners

Tribal Partners


Connect with the Tribes who consult in repatriation. 

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Come Learn With Us

Come Learn With Us


MDAH welcomes you to gain an understanding of NAGPRA and Collections Management through a variety of in-person and virtual opportunities. 

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Our Team

Our Team


Meet our team of NAGPRA practitioners.

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